HUDSONVILLE, Mich. (WOOD) - A 20-year-old man has been arrested for his alleged involvement in two business burglaries in Hudsonville.
Ottawa County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched Sept. 27 to investigate a break-in at Creekside Auto Repair, 3244 Oak St.
Deputies arrived and noticed a rear window was used to gain access, and the intruder stole cash and a handgun, according to a news release.
Then investigators learned that another business, S&S Auto Sales, 3245 Van Buren St., also in Hudsonville, had been burglarized. A 2006 Chevrolet pickup truck was stolen from the business during this incident, police said.
During the night of Sept. 28, police noticed suspicious behavior behind the old K-Mart store on Chicago Drive in Georgetown Township.
Deputies saw the stolen pickup truck, and as they approached the driver he ran away.
Police were able to track down the suspect, later identified as Kendall Samuels, on Sept. 29.
He was arrested at a friend’s residence in the Presidential Estates Mobile Home Park, in the 5000 block of Presidential Lane in Hudsonville.
Samuels was taken to the Ottawa County Jail on felony charges of carrying a concealed weapon, unlawful driving away of an automobile, and burglary of a business. A bond was not set.
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